Leaked documents show UK government supports anti-union labour reform Ukraine

Leaked documents show UK government supports anti-union labour reform Ukraine European Public Service Unions reports: These leaked documents show that the UK government via its development aid arm (UK Aid) and the UK embassy in Kiev is funding consultants to assist the Ukrainian Ministry of Economy in selling its neo-liberal market reforms to the Ukrainian people. EPSU … Continue reading Leaked documents show UK government supports anti-union labour reform Ukraine

Ukraine’s little known memory war

How Russian propaganda whipped up allegations of anti-Semitism in Ukraine during the country's 2014 protests — and why that makes it more difficult to talk about anti-Semitism in Ukraine today. SAMUEL SOKOL and ANNA KUPINSKA  Earlier this year, more than 50 members of US Congress issued an open letter demanding American pressure on Ukraine in response to recent “incidents … Continue reading Ukraine’s little known memory war

Kremlin’s anti-Semitic proxies in Donbas turn on each other

It was bad enough for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s narrative about ‘anti-Semitic hordes’ seizing power in Kyiv when the Kremlin’s proxies in Donbas dismissed Ukraine’s leaders as “pathetic Jews”.  Now foul anti-Semitic attacks are being used as part of an internal struggle for power between various militant leaders. Viacheslav Likhachev, researcher on anti-Semitism and xenophobia, … Continue reading Kremlin’s anti-Semitic proxies in Donbas turn on each other